Distribution 360

Marblemedia promotes exec to newly created head of rights role

Canadian producer and distributor Marblemedia has promoted Diane Rankin to the newly created position of EVP, rights, and executive producer. Rankin will lead the content commercialization strategy for the company to support and accelerate growth across the scripted, unscripted, kids and family genres. She will be tasked with establishing more commercial partnerships, pre-sales and co-production […]

News brief: Toon Goggles buys D360 kids show

US video-on-demand service Toon Goggles has acquired kids programming from marblmedia-owned vendor Distribution 360. The deal sees the platform acquire Youniverse, which comes from Victory Arts. Upcoming tablet VOD platform Kixi has also taken the show, while soon-to-launch TV5 channel Unis and Vidéotron in French-speaking Canada and Disney Channel in Japan have bought Atomic Betty (pictured).